Document ReferencePl C 2/424
TitleLetter from Samuel Marriot, Morpeth; 17 Jun. 1756. Imperfect
Date17 June 1756
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReport in 12 paragraphs giving full details relating to the vill of Oldmoore in the parish, manor and barony of Bothal and its division in 1724; gives details of the landholdings there, and of a discrepancy found either in the plan or in the fencing between land belonging to the Duke [of Portland] and to Mr Lawson; suggests that coal may be found under the land, and conjectures that that under the land held by the freeholders might be worth £22,600; adds that he was surprised when told by Mr Lawson that the deeds had not been executed.

Letter is damaged, with text loss.
Termestate business, Northumberland

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1046Bentinck; William (1709-1762); 2nd Duke of Portland1709-1762
NA39437Lawson; John (fl 1723-1756); Mr; of Old Moor Northumberland gentlemanfl 1723-1756
NA39386Marriot; Samuel (fl 1749-1760); Mr; steward of the Duke of Portland's Northumberland estates; rented Hebron Shield Hill farm from the dukefl 1749-1760
PL36474/Old Moor/Northumberland/England
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